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how do i make my courgar go fast??? i have a injen intake and dua borla exhaust.... its a 2002 what is needed to get my cougar over 200 hp???? can any of you guys help??? just tell me what parts i need to make this thing hual ass... please be spacific thanks.
 

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Don't we all wish it were just that easy...
 

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or you could always downgrade and drop in a 2.0 and slap a turbo on it. the aftermarket parts for the 2.0 because of the focus is much bigger than the 2.5 or 3.0. but there's no replacement for displacement.
 

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How much are you looking to spend in the long run??

Also, what type of goals are you looking to achieve??

Since you'll need to rely on shops from what I am guessing by your posts, costs will be at their extremes, including installations, customizing, and tuning...by a shop.
 

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I think I read somewhere that all the bolt-on parts available for the cougar will get you to 220hp at the crank? Like headers, I/E, SVT parts, flywheel, pulleys, MAF, etc...

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Well the Vortech supercharger will not work with your car because you have a returnless fuel setup. Only the pre 5/99 (I think) cougars with return fuel systems can use those superchargers with no modifications. Also what transmission you got? The streetflight turbo won't work with autos, and even an ATX coug with a 3.0 wouldn't be that fast... probably around the same speed as a stock MTX (estimating here).
 

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i have the mtx what is the stock hp for the 2.7l? at the wheels???? i would like to break 200hp... right now i have the dual borla exhuat and a injen intake... where sould be at with thouse mods ... hp to the wheels????
 

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The 2.5L makes 170hp at the crank, around 135-145 whp for the mtx.

The intake and exhaust are minimal gains...maybe 5-10hp. You never know.

If you want power, you'll have to drop the money for it.

Have you checked www.cougardb.com?? You can see what many of us have on our cars. It'll be a place to start. Then you need to really decide on what you want to do with your car.

Just remember, do not forget about the suspension and driveline (tranny, axles, etc)...and if you go deep into the art of modding the engine will need a good working... And always remember tuning is key. Properly tune the car and you can make few horsies here and there, and the more mods, the more power proper tuning will help.

Again as I asked before, how much money are you looking to spend, and what are your goals???
 

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HP doesn't come cheap... I did the 2.5l SVT swap, and I have a few bolt-ons, which you can see in my signature, and it made a big difference, but I can't tell you how much HP/Tq im making at the crank or wheels... I'd recommend a clutch/quaife before doing heavy modding...
 

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for that 200hp mark, you need a little more "kick" than just intake/exhaust/chip.
...If money isn't an issue for you, then by all means, go for a 3.0L engine and supercharge it... THAT would give ya one hell of a kick :biggrin:
 

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Originally posted by: DgnZCoug
Originally posted by: 2002redXR
how do i make my courgar go fast??? .
trade it in...


LMAO!! this was my exact thought as well when first reading the post. Almost impossible to make fast. Quick yes.... fast no!! big difference. My friends GTO is fast where is my cougar is quick.
 

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Originally posted by: DgnZCoug
Originally posted by: 2002redXR
how do i make my courgar go fast??? .
trade it in...
I would expect such a comment from a poor weighted down automatic cougar owner.

The mtx cougars are 2 seconds faster in the 1/4 mile. F/I is a great way to make power. But the cougars can make 200fwhp easily Normally Aspirated from a 2.5/3.0 hybrid engine. Check out the 3.0 section for more info.
 
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